My practice focuses on all aspects of EU and French competition law, distribution and consumer law, regulation and compliance matters.
I have significant experience in competition law and assists clients on antitrust cases in relation to cartels, vertical matters, abuse of dominance, state aids, as well as merger control regimes (assistance for filing, participation in market tests, coordination for multijurisdictional filings …).
I defend the interests of her clients before the EU and national competition authorities (Competition Authority, DGCCRF, and European Commission) and before specialised courts having jurisdiction in matters involving competition law (Paris Court of Appeal, administrative courts, supreme courts, constitutional court, and European courts) and follow-on actions.
As a litigation lawyer, I represent my clients in alternative dispute resolution procedures (mediation, conciliation, etc.), as well as before newly created international chambers or arbitration tribunals.
My expertise includes the design and implementation of compliance programs and related training programs and audits. In particular, I was involved in drafting "The French lawyer and internal enquiries ", a guide published by the CNB.
I also have in-depth expertise in handling litigation before sector-focused national regulation authorities including ARCEP (French Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Authority), CRE (French Energy Regulatory Commission), CNIL (French Data Protection Authority), CSA (French TV and radio regulatory body), and HATVP (High Authority for Transparency In Public Life).
I advise clients on their economic and consumer law issues such as designing and implementing distribution networks, drafting contractual policies, terminating established commercial relations, misleading advertising and specific requirements regarding B2C, in particular in relation with online business.
I am a member of the board of directors of the French competition lawyers association (APDC) and the board of the Women and Law Association. I teach competition litigation within the master's program at Paris-Dauphine University and at the Paris Bar School (EFB). I am also a member of the Conseil National des Barreaux (representing the interests of French lawyers) and Head of the Lawyers' Study and Research center (CREA), representing French lawyers at the board of IHEJ, and Droit et Justice, French public entities that aim to foster discussion and scientific research activity in the fields of law and justice.
I hold diplomas from the Georgetown University Law Center (GULC) in Washington DC (LLM in International law), as well as from the Universities of Paris II Assas (Post-graduate degree in Litigation and Arbitration) and Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (Post-graduate degree in Business law). I have been a member of the Paris bar since 1995.
i joined Fieldfisher from YGMA, a firm I co-founded in 2004.
I am fluent in English and French is my native language.